HMT Knight Templar

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Name HMT Knight Templar
Builder/Built 1905, Chales Connell & Co Scotstoun
Type cargo vessel
Displacement 7,175 tons
Speed 11.5 knots


Owned by Knight Steamship Co, she was sold in 1917 to the Ocean Steamship Company. While a hired transport vessel early in the war, she was converted into a armed escort ship from 27 May 1917 until 5 Feb 1919 when she operated between England and the USA with convoys. Scrapped in 1954.

Soldiers carried

Alexandria to Mudros and Anzac Cove 4 - 7, and 13 September 1915